Summer 2018

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Meher Shulman,
Associate Director

Amy Studwell,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer

Doug Shipman,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Officer

Betsy Johnson,
Senior Nonprofit Support Program Associate   

Nonprofit Support Program Associate




10 Columbus Blvd., 8th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Fax: 860-249-3561  


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NSP Offers Program to Help Nonprofits Enhance their Financial Management Capacity

NSP will offer its Financial Management Training Program this fall, facilitated by Fiscal Management Associates (FMA). The program helps nonprofit leaders: better understand their organization's financial health; communicate their financial story; effectively monitor financial results and use financial information; and access tools for financial planning and analysis. The program includes four interactive workshops, a financial analysis, coaching, and the creation of an action plan for improving financial management practices. There is no fee for participating. However, to qualify for consideration, organizations must have an annual operating budget between $300,000 and $8 million. For more information, contact Amy Studwell at, 860-548-1888 x1040.
Connecticut Data Collaborative Offers Data Workshops for Nonprofits
CT Data Academy is offering workshops to increase data literacy and build data capacity among nonprofits, government, and community groups. Organizations will learn how to effectively use their own data, open data, and data from other sources, for the purpose of understanding, measuring, advocating, and impacting lives:

Hartford Public Library
Sponsors Information Fair for Small Nonprofits
Small nonprofits with budgets under $200,000 can register and stop by the Hartford Public Library anytime between 9:00 a.m. and noon on May 16 to discuss their organizational needs with experts in nonprofit management, legal and financial services, and arts and cultural management. Please register.

The Alliance offers workshops for nonprofits: Click here to see the schedule
New and Improved Consultant Directory is a Valuable Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants
If you're a nonprofit searching for a consultant, or a consultant looking to make your services more accessible to nonprofits, the newly upgraded New England Nonprofit Consultant Directory  may be the tool for you. Be sure to check out the Resources section which includes sample RFP guidelines, a sample consultant contract, consultant interview questions and more. Please note that the directory is a resource, and is not a vetted list.
Idealware Publishes New Guide to Help Nonprofits Select Financial Software
Idealware helps nonprofits make smart technology decisions such as selecting the financial software that is right for your organization. This  free guide   will help you determine which software will work well with other systems such as your donor database, client records, and staff and volunteer management systems.
Hartford Foundation Listening Tour Coming to Your Town
Come participate with Hartford Foundation President Jay Williams and members of your town in a discussion about how we can be truly "greater together." Visit for more information. 

Fundraising Guru Jeff Brooks Urges Nonprofits to Focus Fundraising on Boomers, Not Millennials
This thought provoking piece makes the case as to why nonprofits should spend far less time and energy on fundraising from millennials, and should focus their efforts on Boomers.
Pro Bono Partnership Can Provide Free Legal Services to Your Nonprofit

If you are considering: updating your by-laws, revising your employee handbook, moving to a new space, or merging or collaborating with another organization, PBP may be able to help. PBP provides free non-litigation legal services to nonprofits in areas such as corporate structure and governance, regulatory compliance, contracts, employment and environmental law, fundraising, intellectual property, lobbying, mergers, bankruptcy and dissolution, and real estate. Visit or contact Priya Morganstern, Director of PBP's Hartford Program at (860) 541-4950 or